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Windows 7: ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size

10 Aug 2011   #361
securetype

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Great app! Kindly add an option to automatically "Restore Desktop Icons" at startup. (This always has to be done manually at login).


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11 Aug 2011   #362
guygo

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Try refresh!

Not sure what you mean by "Restore your shortcuts", but if it's what I think you mean, try right-clicking the Desktop and selecting "refresh" after you move icons to where you want them. Then the system will remember where you put them and put them back there at next boot.
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12 Aug 2011   #363
Nemai04

Windows Home 64 Bit
 
 

Tweaker: just wanted to comment again it works perfectly for me except the Computer window ends up in odd places at times, like after gaming, on startup, even if it was in place at shut down. - cheers
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11 Sep 2011   #364
kagi

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
"Windows Confidential: The Story of Restore"

"The history of the 'Restore previous folder windows at logon' feature is certainly tumultuous—filled with back-and-forth decisions and user feedback."

Windows Confidential: The Story of Restore | TechNedt Magazine
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12 Sep 2011   #365
Nemai04

Windows Home 64 Bit
 
 
Yes Well

Raymond, thank you for that article explaining what went wrong since XP. I would comment to the Windows team, that if the programmers of Apple Macintosh system 7 (the old OS before X) could get this perfectly right, with a nice clean, perfectly working size, position, and viewing preference that saved perfectly and immediately, working much better than even XP, and that OS programming accomplished in 1993 or earlier, yet with that nice, clean, pleasant to use interface the system on the whole was much less stable than Windows: HOW IS IT MICROSOFT FAILS TO REALIZE THIS HUGE UNPLEASANT TO USE PAIN IN THE ASS, AND WHY CANNOT THEY FIX IT TO BE AT LEAST AS COMPETENT AS APPLE OS WAS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO?!

I mean this is why people even seriously consider buying an Apple computer rather than a Windows running machine. Microsoft, humble yourself, go buy an old Mac on eBay to see how nice it works, take note of the little details, match it in an update for Windows 7, and get it done.


Cheers,
- Rick Bruce
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12 Sep 2011   #366
ReneGnam

windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nemai04 View Post
Raymond, thank you for that article explaining what went wrong since XP. I would comment to the Windows team, that if the programmers of Apple Macintosh system 7 (the old OS before X) could get this perfectly right, with a nice clean, perfectly working size, position, and viewing preference that saved perfectly and immediately, working much better than even XP, and that OS programming accomplished in 1993 or earlier, yet with that nice, clean, pleasant to use interface the system on the whole was much less stable than Windows: HOW IS IT MICROSOFT FAILS TO REALIZE THIS HUGE UNPLEASANT TO USE PAIN IN THE ASS, AND WHY CANNOT THEY FIX IT TO BE AT LEAST AS COMPETENT AS APPLE OS WAS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO?!

I mean this is why people even seriously consider buying an Apple computer rather than a Windows running machine. Microsoft, humble yourself, go buy an old Mac on eBay to see how nice it works, take note of the little details, match it in an update for Windows 7, and get it done.


Cheers,
- Rick Bruce
Bravo!
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13 Sep 2011   #367
Vector

home: Windows 7 x64 • work: OS X 10.12
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nemai04 View Post
Raymond, thank you for that article explaining what went wrong since XP. I would comment to the Windows team, that if the programmers of Apple Macintosh system 7 (the old OS before X) could get this perfectly right, with a nice clean, perfectly working size, position, and viewing preference that saved perfectly and immediately, working much better than even XP, and that OS programming accomplished in 1993 or earlier, yet with that nice, clean, pleasant to use interface the system on the whole was much less stable than Windows: HOW IS IT MICROSOFT FAILS TO REALIZE THIS HUGE UNPLEASANT TO USE PAIN IN THE ASS, AND WHY CANNOT THEY FIX IT TO BE AT LEAST AS COMPETENT AS APPLE OS WAS FIFTEEN YEARS AGO?!

I mean this is why people even seriously consider buying an Apple computer rather than a Windows running machine. Microsoft, humble yourself, go buy an old Mac on eBay to see how nice it works, take note of the little details, match it in an update for Windows 7, and get it done.


Cheers,
- Rick Bruce
Agreed. What version Mac had the double-click title bar roll up feature? I loved that.
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15 Sep 2011   #368
NoelC

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Works in Windows 8!

Hi Georg,

I just wanted to let you know the program works in the Windows 8 Developer Preview! I've been experimenting.

I think that says something about just how well you coded ShellFolderFix.

-Noel
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19 Sep 2011   #369
Lykho

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelC View Post
Hi Georg,

I just wanted to let you know the program works in the Windows 8 Developer Preview! I've been experimenting.

I think that says something about just how well you coded ShellFolderFix.

-Noel
...are you telling us Microsoft STILL hasn't made this utterly essential app obsolete?!!
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21 Sep 2011   #370
Kingfaust

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Hi,
Iím curently using this software. The workspaces are great for me. It appears there is a workspace limit of 16? I need more, any tips?

-Rich
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